|05 September 2012|
|Nemanja Nedovic shot nine of 11 from the field to finish with 20 points|
Serbia won for the fifth time in eight games in the EuroBasket Qualification Round on Wednesday evening.
With young guard Nemanja Nedovic scoring 20 points, Serbia prevailed 87-62 over the Slovak Republic.
Next is a game at Estonia on Saturday for Dusan Ivkovic's team, which has struggled in the only six-team group of the Qualification Round.
Serbia put the result beyond doubt in the first quarter, streaking out to a 22-10 lead and stretching that to 42-25 by half-time.
The Serbians kept the pressure on in the third quarter and ended up with a 25-point triumph.
Ivkovic's team shot 54.7% (35 of 64) from the floor compared to 39.3% (22 of 56) for the Slovakians.